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19th Annual Polar Bear Plunge will be held on January 24, 2015

PolarFest 2015 is on 1/24/2015
PolarFest 2015 is on 1/24/2015
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Are you looking for a good cause for 2015? Well the Maryland State Police has an event for you. "The Maryland State Police (MSP) will host the 19th Annual Polar Bear Plunge and PlungeFest on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, Md." The Polar Bear Plunge benefits the Special Olympics of Maryland. More than 10,000 brave and caring people from all walks of life take this ice cold plunge for a good cause. "The Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD), provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports events for children and adults with intellectual disabilities." Last year's event despite the brutal weather raised more than $2.5 million and in the last 18 years has raised more than $20 million.

"Registration is now open at or by calling 410-242-1515 x503. Participants must raise a minimum of $75 in pledges and will receive a commemorative event sweatshirt." If you are afraid the take the plunge, support those who will be plunging by donating your treasure, time and talent to this event. Spread the news and make sure the 2015 PlungeFest is a success. The Special Olympics provides its services for free to participants and operates on donations. You can learn more about the Special Olympics Maryland by clicking here. Have a wonderful time supporting a great cause.

About Special Olympics Maryland
“SOMD is a year-round sports organization dedicated to providing quality sports training and competition opportunities to Maryland’s children and adults with intellectual disabilities and/or closely related development disabilities. SOMD currently serves thousands of athletes statewide, and offers 24 sports, all at no cost to the athletes or their families. For more information about SOMD visit or call 410-242-1515 ext. 118.”